Province of Sondrio

Between the central Alps and the Orobie, with wide valleys and streams that cross it, making the vast territory not only varied but also dynamic and complex. It is the province of Sondrio, in the Lombardy region, mountainous area that reaches the region of "Valtellina" where stand out the highest peaks of Lombardy as Pizzo Zupò, which reaches an altitude of 4,000 m asl. There are also numerous municipalities and mountain communities that crowd the rugged mountain valleys: like Livigno, a town of 7000 inhabitants at an altitude of about 2000 m asl and Bormio, a renowned tourist resort in the upper Valtellina, which hosted several edition of the World Ski Championships. But the province of Sondrio is not only unspoiled and "high mountain" nature. There are in fact numerous tourist attractions for adults and children that will be possible to discover and rediscover in the province: naturalistic excursions, climbing, horseback riding, hang-gliding flights in one of the many parks in the area are just some of the attractions enchanting province of Sondrio. The province includes 77 municipalities in all: the main city of the province of Sondrio, but also the city of Chiavenna and the municipality of Morbegno, among the most populous in the province. On the characteristics of the territory, the province of Sondrio has a total area of about 3 thousand km² and borders to the north with Switzerland (Canton Grisons), to the west with the province of Como and to the south with the province of Bergamo.

How to reach the province of Sondrio

By car

Numerous and functional are the road arteries and the ring roads in the province of Sondrio, which connect the provincial capital and the main localities with the nearby cities of Milan, Brescia, Bergamo and Lecco in Lombardy but also with the localities of Italy like Venice and Verona. Among the main road arteries that cross the territory of the "Alta Valtellina", the SS36, which leads up to the Spluga Pass and the SS340 ("Regina"), which connects the province of Sondrio with the territory of Como. It is good to remember that the main localities in Lombardy as the capital of Sondrio established the LTZ within its historical center. To avoid long waits in the access gates for cars there are several parking lots with public transport (Piazza Garibaldi), or through the rental service with driver (NCC) offered by , which will allow you to reach comfortably the province of Sondrio by car through profiled drivers and vehicles suitable to meet every need.

By plane

The province of Sondrio does not have a stopover in its territory but is in any case served by the international airport of Bergamo "Orio al Serio", about 110 km. Greater, however, the distance with the airports of Milan Malpensa (about 170 km) and Milan Linate (about 130 km).

On the train

The entire province of Sondrio, located in a strategic position in the Lombardy region, is served by a dense railway network that offers regional, national (Turin, Venice, Florence, Rome and Naples) and international connections, even with high-speed routes ". The main hub lies in the capital: from Sondrio, in fact, depart every day convoys from Piazzale Giovanni Bertacchi managed by Trenitalia and Trenord that connect the provincial capital with the stations of Milan, Lecco and other places in the region. To find timetables, destinations and fares, it is advisable to visit the website of the transport companies, where it will also be possible to purchase the Trenitalia travel ticket .

By bus

To reach the province of Sondrio by bus, it is possible to use the transport service offered by many private companies of extra-urban buses. Most of the buses that depart service and arrive from Sondrio bus station in via Tonale. From the bus station the STPS company offers connections to all the localities of the province and to the main cities in Lombardy such as Milan, Brescia, Bergamo and Lecco.

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